The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 21 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.49% 3.30% 4.44%
As % of the General category 27.45% 10.59% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 14
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £19,600 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
102 85 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 34.58% 31.14% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 73
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 34 (68.00%) C#
2 31 (62.00%) HTML
2 31 (62.00%) CSS
3 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (56.00%) HTML5
5 25 (50.00%) .NET
6 23 (46.00%) OO
7 22 (44.00%) CSS3
8 21 (42.00%) jQuery
9 18 (36.00%) Online Games
10 12 (24.00%) Degree
11 10 (20.00%) WebSockets
11 10 (20.00%) WebKit
11 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.00%) WebGL
11 10 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
12 7 (14.00%) SQL
13 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 4 (8.00%) Java
14 4 (8.00%) QA
15 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
15 3 (6.00%) JIRA
15 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
15 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
15 3 (6.00%) MS Office
15 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
15 3 (6.00%) Replication
15 3 (6.00%) Clustering

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
1 3 (6.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) Web Developer
3 15 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 15 (30.00%) Junior
4 13 (26.00%) Junior Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Database Specialist
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (62.00%) HTML
1 31 (62.00%) CSS
2 28 (56.00%) HTML5
3 25 (50.00%) .NET
4 22 (44.00%) CSS3
5 21 (42.00%) jQuery
6 10 (20.00%) WebSockets
6 10 (20.00%) WebKit
6 10 (20.00%) WebGL
6 10 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.00%) QML
8 1 (2.00%) OpenCL
8 1 (2.00%) Qt
8 1 (2.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Online Games
2 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Xbox
5 1 (2.00%) CUDA
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) OO
2 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.00%) Coaching
4 1 (2.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (2.00%) BDD
4 1 (2.00%) Game Development
4 1 (2.00%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (2.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (2.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.00%) Web Development
4 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.00%) TDD
4 1 (2.00%) Data Management
4 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) C#
2 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) GLSL
6 1 (2.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Sony
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